“This is a very vital 30 days”
President Trump told reporters he believes the next 30 days are important for flattening the curve to stop the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Trump said yesterday that he was extending Coronavirus social distancing guidelines by another 30 days, to April 30.
“Every one of us has a role to play in winning this war. Every citizen, family, and business can make the difference in stopping the virus prevention ,” Trump said today. “This is our shared patriotic duty. Challenging times are ahead for the next 30 days.”
He continued: “And this is a very vital 30 days, we’re sort of putting it all on the line, these 30 days, so important, because we have to get back.”
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock raised the lack of supplies including both personal protective equipment and testing capabilities Coronavirus on a phone call with President Trump and other governors, a source familiar tells CNN.
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The New York Times first reported that Bullock, a Democrat, told Trump “officials in his state were attempting to do ‘contact tracing’ — tracking down people who have come into contact with those who Coronavirus have tested positive — but they were struggling because ‘we don’t have adequate tests.’”
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According to the Times, Trump responded saying, “I haven’t heard about testing in weeks,” and told the governors “We’ve tested more now than any nation in the world. We’ve got these great tests and we’re coming out with a faster one this week.” He added, “I haven’t heard about testing being a problem.”